Riverwalk Villa project approved

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

City Council approved a request from Milford Housing Development Corporation to construct 27 townhomes on property located on the northwest intersection of Mispillion and Marshall Streets which will be known as Riverwalk Villas. City Planner Rob Pierce explained that multiple projects have been proposed for this property with the most recent being a 48-unit apartment complex also known as Riverwalk …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – August 1, 2023

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Leaders to gather Wednesday in Milford to talk arts Milspillion Art League ends season with ‘Summer Winds’ Milford Housing Corp. given $940,000 in federal fund Click on the image below to view as a PDF

Affordable housing focus of recent CCGM luncheon

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It is difficult to develop a strong workforce without housing to support those who are employed at local businesses. Currently, Milford, like many cities in the United States, is dealing with an affordable housing crisis which is making it difficult for some employers to fill positions. The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford will focus this year on methods to …

Milford’s hidden housing crisis

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At recent city council meetings, there has been significant discussion about homelessness and panhandling in areas of the city. Council members are receiving complaints from businesses downtown about the many homeless in downtown areas, some of whom are impacting foot traffic in the area. Around the highway shopping centers, there are several homeless people who are panhandling, creating a dangerous …

City Council provided information on MHDC grant options

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Milford City Council held a workshop on Mon., Feb. 8 to learn more about grant options available to Milford Housing Development Corporation. The organization received a grant from the Wells Fargo Reinvestment Fund that was designed for community development work in Milford. “This grant was awarded before the pandemic began,” Russ Huxtable of MHDC said. “When COVID hit, everyone scattered, …